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Dufner gives Auburn football a pep talk

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Tully Corcoran

Tully Corcoran spent seven years covering the Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas Jayhawks for The Topeka Capital-Journal. His work has been honored multiple times by The Kansas Press Association. He most recently wrote for FOX Sports Houston and FOX Sports Southwest. Follow him on Twitter.

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When you think about Jason Dufner, you don't think "pep talk." Case in point:

(Image via David Watkins)

And yet here he is, dazzling wide-eyed Auburn football players with his tales of perseverance and success and explaining that, yeah, golfers may not be as "athletic" as football players, one Auburn Tiger can still learn from another Auburn Tiger:

A touching moment, indeed.

Dufner won the PGA Championship on Sunday, his first career major title, giving him a legacy much greater than just the photo above. He has been on a trail of awesome ever since. His wife was thrust into the spotlight, he slept with the Wanamaker Trophy, and he even got a new puppy.

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